Sparkling animation about an Irish duckling.
2/10. An insight into insect-eating animals.
2/4; series one. Julia Bradbury tackles her first mountain -
Novelist Andrew Martin traces how trains have been depicted in literature and film.
Repeated at midnight on BBC4 Beeching's Tracks with Adam Hart-Davis is at 8.30pm on BBC4
Miles Kington travels along the railway line from Fort
William to Mallaig.
Period drama starring Richard E Grant and Karin van der Laag. Review p65.
Director David Lister (2004)
Karin van Der
Lines of Excellence. When Jessica enrols at a computer school, she uncovers blackmail and murder.
Paul Martin and the team of experts visit the seaside town
A couple hoping to find a dream home in Sussex.
With Rani Price and Matt Skilton, presenters of Roar.
Poignant period drama based on a true story, starring Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges and Chris Cooper. In the early 1930s, the valiant exploits of an underdog racehorse captured the hearts of America and became a symbol of hope. Review p65. Director Gary Ross (2003, PG)
The Desperate Hours. Fletch gets a chance to be a hero when Reg tries to take Mr Barrowclough hostage, in the Christmas special from 1976.
Writers Dick Clement and Ian Le Frenais
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Yuletide hits by Slade, Wizzard, Jona Lewie, Paul McCartney, and The Pogues, plus a new song from Status Quo. Top of the Pops Christmas Special is on Christmas Day at 2pm on BBC1.
Almost ten years since his last appearance on our TV screens, Gregor Fisher returns as the string-vested, Scottish philosopher in a one-off special. A decade on, Rab has not only found religion and given up booze - he's had to learn to cook while his long-suffering wife Mary goes out to work.
Writer Ian Pattison ; Director/Producer Colin Gilbert
Repeated on Friday 2 January at 10.30pm
Rab C Nesbitt:
Dara O'Briain, Frankie Boyle, Hugh Dennis, Andy Parsons and Russell Howard craft a cracker of a show, comprising unseen footage and outtakes. Director Geraldine Dowd ; Producer Mark Leveson
7/7; series three. Nuts. In a seasonal special of the sitcom, Rick Spleen risks the ridicule of his friends and family by aqreeinq to appear in panto.
Writers Jack Dee and Pete Sinclair
Director/Producer Alex Hardcastle Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
Any episode, after it has first been broadcast, is available for the duration of the entire series at www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer
The comic actor and voiceover specialist shows off his talent for mimicry in a festive blend of comic sketches. With David Armand, Paul Putner and Belinda Stewart Wilson.
Director Becky Martin ; Producer James Serafinowicz
Extended repeat tomorrow at 12 midnight www.radiotimes.com/one-man-sketch-show
The Two Ronnies, Noel Edmonds, Andre Previn, Morecambe & Wise and Tony Blackburn are among the famous faces on this nostalgic feast - from soap-opera cliffhangers to tension on Top of the Pops. Presented by Phill Jupitus. Producers Annabelle Waller and Martyn Smith
Executive producer Helen Bullough
2/6. The adventure takes Charlie across the English Channel - in a dinghy - after which he begins to negotiate mainland Europe.
Unnerving horror thriller starring Ivana Baguero. Youngsters prowling the woods find a wounded woman in a Santa suit. In Spanish with subtitles. Review p65. Director Paco Plaza (2005)